Braised Red Cabbage with Blackberries


Makes: 6 servings

Prep 15 minutes

Cook time 40 minutes


  • 1 oz. butter
  • 1 onion, finely chopped
  • 1 lb. red cabbage, quartered, woody core cut away, thinly sliced
  • 2 tablespoons light muscovado sugar
  • 2 tablespoons red wine vinegar
  • 1 teaspoon ground mixed spice ¼ pint apple juice Salt and freshly ground black pepper 8 oz. blackberries


  1. Heat the butter in a saucepan, add the onion and fry for 3-4 minutes, stirring until softened. Stir in the red cabbage then the sugar, vinegar, spice and apple juice. Season well with salt and pepper.
  2. Cover and cook gently for 20-30 minutes, stirring from time to time until the red cabbage is tender. Add the blackberries and cook gently for 10 minutes. Spoon into a serving dish, serve with roast turkey, chicken or casseroled lamb or beef.